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10 Best Tours & Day Trip in Ninh Binh from Hanoi 2024

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Excellent - Ms. Linkong
Hong Kong Hong Kong
Hoa Lu - Tam Coc - Mua Cave Full day Small Group from Hanoi | 24/06/2024
First time to Vietnam and it was great!!!

I chatted with Jane from Bestprice, and she was super quick to respond and really flexible with all my changes.
Staying in the old quarters was awesome; it's such a cool area to explore. Wish I had more time there!
The highlight was definitely the Halong Bay cruise. It was my birthday, and the crew… More

Hanoi's walking street
Halong Bay Cruise
My birthday
Excellent - Jake
Switzerland Switzerland
Explore Rural Ninh Binh in 2 Days from Hanoi | 03/02/2024
Great trip in Ninh Binh

The hotel is nice and modern, with a great location. The breakfast is big, and the rooms are comfy, plus there's a spacious pool. Our guide was awesome, sharing interesting facts and making the trip more enjoyable. The local people were friendly and welcoming, and the local food was tasty.

Excellent - Anika F
Portugal Portugal
Cuc Phuong National Park Full Day | 24/01/2024
Enjoy the fresh air

We had a wonderful experience in Cuc Phuong National Park. The guide took us on walks in the forest and gave many wonderful information, which added to the experience.
This is a green and fresh space, coming from the city you can immediately feel the freshness of the air. There are many butterflies and flowers in here. A nice getaway from your city life.

Excellent - Aline D
Australia Australia
Bai Dinh Temple - Trang An & Mua Cave Join Tour from Hanoi | 20/01/2024
Fantastic day tour

Tom was a fantastic guide. You witness a lot in a single day. The tour was fantastic! We knew a little Vietnamese, which was helpful while partaking in activities and mingling with the locals, so we're expecting that the guides will be able to accompany us on the activities and explain things to people who don't know the language.

Excellent - Antonia S
Russia Russia
Trang An Ecological Park - Bai Dinh Temple Full Day | 18/01/2024

This trip is a breath of fresh air. I love the scenery of Trang An. The boat trip through the karst mountain was mesmerizing. I took so many pictures there.
Overall. The service was 10/10.

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The best time is typically from November to April, characterized by pleasant weather conditions and clear skies, with the temperature range from 15° C - 32° C.

For those specifically interested in witnessing the rice paddies in full bloom, the recommended time to visit is from late May to July.

Absolutely, Ninh Binh is worth visiting. It boasts breathtaking landscapes, including limestone karsts, serene rivers, and lush rice paddies. The friendly locals and delicious cuisine make Ninh Binh a perfect place to visit.

Moreover, flat terrain makes it perfect for cycling to explore several historical and cultural attractions in a tranquil atmosphere.

Ninh Binh offers a delectable culinary experience with its diverse array of dishes:

  • De Nui: Grilled or stir-fried mountain goat meat, known for its lean and tender texture.
  • Com Chay: Crispy burnt rice crust, often enjoyed with grilled pork and dipping sauce.
  • Goi De: A refreshing salad made with tender goat meat, mixed with vegetables, and tasty sauce.
  • Mien Luon: Rice noodles served in a flavorful broth with tender pieces of eel.

It is advisable to spend 1-2 days in Ninh Binh.

1-day: A day trip covers main attractions like Tam Coc or Trang An, and one or two historical sites.

2 days or more: For a deeper experience, allocate two or more days to explore additional attractions such as Hoa Lu Ancient Capital, Bai Dinh Pagoda, and Mua Cave.

Yes, opting for a motorbike or bicycle rental is highly recommended. Travelers can have the flexibility to easily navigate and appreciate the scenic beauty of the region.

Below is the rental price in Ninh Binh for you to prefer.

  • Motorbike: around US $3.3 to $8.2 per day.
  • Bicycle: around US $2 to $4.1 per day.

The average price for a full-day tour in Ninh Binh typically ranges from US $43 to $89, depending on the type of tour, included services, and specific destinations. Here are some BestPrice recommended tours with price ranges:

Typically, the travel time from Hanoi to Ninh Binh by car is around 1.5 to 2 hours. Other transportation options, such as buses and trains, may take longer. A bus trip may last 2.5 to 3 hours while travel by train generally takes around 2 to 3 hours.

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Hello, at the Moment we (2 persons) are in TamCoc we Are looking for a 1 day hiking tour in the Cuc Phuong national Park. We don‘t want just to do a „little walk“. We prefer a „real“ hike. Do you have any tours available? Thank you


Hi! We believe this is the tour that you are looking for: Cuc Phuong National Park Full Day - from $79/person. 

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Hi. We are two and looking for day tours at Ninh Binh like boat , cave , pagoda trips for Mar 28 or 29. Our hotel is at Ninh Binh.


We have option Hoa lu - Tam Coc & Thung Nham - Trang An, which area do you prefer?

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We are a group of 11 and want to join Cuc Phuong National Park Full Day tour. Any discount for us?


We have a special rate for group, please check email.

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We are a married couple planning on a honeymoon. We want to visit Van Long and Cuc Phuong jungle from 1st Dec to 3rd Dec. After that, we will have a 5 days tour to Thailand. Love to have a bugdet hotel with good services. Do you have any suggest?


There are many option for homestay in Ninh Binh that offer cheap price and good services. Since you need to do private tour for this route (no-customer for join) so price will a bit high, if you do classic one like Hoa lu - Tam Coc, Trang An - Bai Dinh we can put you on a group for cheaper.

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How long should I spend on traveling in Ninh Binh? 2 days or 3 days?


You should spend 2 days to go all the famous place in Ninh Binh like Tam Coc , Trang An, Bai Dinh, Hoa Lu 

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